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    November 1, 2012
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dis-- gives disney infinite opportunities for inspiration. >> thank you. fox 5 morning news continues right now. it is thursday, the first day of november. we survived october. it is colder and colder. live look outside right now at the washington monument at 5:00 in the morning. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. still a few school closings in maryland because of lingering power outages. in anne arundel county, lothian elementary, ma tb. acy river middle. severn river middle and severn middle schools will all remain closed today. osed today. -- magacy river middle. ddle. >> things are gradually getting better. we are not quite where we want to be quite yet.
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>> what is hanging out? the humidity is hanging out. >> well, the clouds and the cool temperatures for this time of year. we are still kind of wet. >> we had so much rain on monday and tuesday, we are still a little damp out there. let's get to it. take a look at the numbers at reagan national. we are in the 40s for much of the area but low 40s out to the west. 46 at reagan national. 42 at dulles. 45 at bwi marshall. the cloud will be thick for the first half of the day. -- the clouds will be thick for the first half of the day. later, a mix of clouds way the bit of sunshine just like yesterday. we'll keep the cool temperatures around with highs back in the 50s this afternoon. but some sun working back in so it won't be a terrible day.
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and the trend gets better and better as we get into the weekend. in fact, the weekend looks good as far as sunshine. more on that in just a minute. >> time now to get another look at the morning commute with julie wright. >> we are off day quiet start so far around the capital beltway with no incidents to t. you will fine the police activity still in mace here southbound along route 1 at 110. -- still in place here southbound along route 1 at 110. you will find 66 an easy drive so far coming in from manassas and fair oaks headed eastbound towards 123-6789 all lanes are open southbound 270. no issues here leaving 109 headed out towards clarksburg. more now on the superstorm stand sandy aftermath. maryland is serving two ambulance strike team to help out with the recovery effort in new jersey. each team consists of five ambulances and one supervisor. they will be heading out at 5:45 this morning for egg
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harbor township west of atlantic city. >> atlantic city's legendary boardwalk is destroyed due to the storm as well as a countless number of businesses and homes along the coastline. farther north, 25% of hoboken is still under water trapping thousands of residents there. nearly 3 million people in the garden state are still without power. president obama and new jersey governor chris christie toured some of the hardest hit areas yesterday. we'll have a live update from new jersey coming up at 5:30. frederick county, maryland was one of the hardest hit areas by superstorm sandy. sky fox flew over the area near the monocacy river yesterday. you can see flooded homes and roads. this morning, officials tell fox 5 the water level at the river has receded and there is no major flooding. new this morning, crews are still on the scene of this large fire in northeast. they were called to moore street near union market late last night. melanie alnwick is live with
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the latest. >> reporter: good morning. this is still a scene here although a lot of the additional equipment has been rolled up. but firefighters are going to be here on the scene they say at least until day break. so here is what we know happened. we also have some pictures from last night to show you as well. firefighters got a call around 10:30 last night about a fire here in one of these warehouses on moore street. this is a very busy packed area with warehouses that are full of goods and also foods and lots of businesses that are very close together. so when firefighters arrived, there was flame and smoke on the first floor. about 50 of them were inside when the situation got too dangerous and they had to call for an evacuation. the fire chief telling me that it was very hairy situation for about 10, 15 minutes there while they had to pull firefighters out. any time they have to pull firefighters out of an active scene like that, he said means it is very high risk. part of reason for that is
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because it is a warehouse. there is lots of boxes, lots of things that are packed very close together, very tight. it causes these air pock that's the can get the fire going and shooting up quickly. that is exactly what happened. the fire that started to go to the second floor, they had to pull people out, are assess the situation, run more supply lines and decide to attack the fire from the outside rather than the inside. there were heavy flames showing through the roof as well. we do know that the fire also spread to adjacent businesses that are also next to this. so a lot of damage on the inside. the good news though at this point in the morning is that there were no people inside that they know of at the time in this particular business. some of these businesses here do operate 24/7. this one happened to be closed for the evening. so no reports of any injuries from the firefighters and also at this point, they don't believe there was anyone inside
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the warehouse but they can't get back inside and finish up the investigation now until day break. we want to let you know that florida avenue, which was shut down earlier, is now open for traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. police in virginia have stepped up their search for the man they say tried to kill two police officers and his ex- girlfriend. 25-year-old lawrence stewart is accused of placing pipe bombs outside of their homes etch could be driving a red hyundai accent with virginia plates or a white nissan altima with pennsylvania plates. -- he could be driving a red hyundai accent. stewart is believed to be armed and dangerous. anyone with information is ask to the call stafford police. charles county police have released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with a double shooting that killed a woman and critically injured her firefighter husband. this is the map that police are looking for. the suspect may be in his early 20s and is about six feet tall way slim build. the shootings happened on
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friday on a foot path in waldorf. the firefighter and his wife were walking their dog when the gunman walked by and started firing the shots. so far, investigators haven't released a motive. early voting has picked back up in maryland after a two- day suspension due to hurricane sandy. the lines were long at poling stations in bowie yesterday and the voting days and hours have been extended through tomorrow because of sandy. there was also strong turnout at the civic center in silver spring. spring. we have some breaking news this morning concerning shootings at a college halloween party. we'll share the details of that coming up next. a fiery scene and mass
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evacuations. why people were ordered to leave their homes. stay with us. time now is 5:07. ow is 5:07. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired...
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i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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a train derailment has
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forced more than a thousand people to be evacuated from their homes in kentucky and hundreds more are being asked to stay indoors. one of the train cars caught fire and is burning chemicals near louisville. two workers are in critical condition. a third is considered serious. burping railcar is just a few feet from other derailed cars carrying dangerous chemicals. four people were shot at a% on the usc campus. one is in critical condition. police did make an arrest and three people were shot during celebrations in hollywood. a 17-year-old boy is in critical condition. the others are expected to survive. now, that shooting broke out not far from west hollywood's annual costume carnival. about a half million people attend the the huge block party that features life music and a costume contest. today, lawyers for massachusetts monster whitey bulger will request a delay in his trial. it is set to begin in march but his lawyers say they need more
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time to get ready. two previous requests were rejected by a u.s. district court judge. bulger is accused of being involved in 19 murders as leader of the winter hill gang. ate rough return to school for some students in our area after hurricane sandy. >> we'll tell you why students at one school returned to class only to be sent back home. first, let's talk to tucker barnes. >> waking up to clouds -- sorry about that. getting choked up. we've got temperatures right now in the 40s. it will be a cool afternoon. i'll have all the detail on your weather and we'll take a look at the weekend forecast as well. and julie wright will have your traffic too right after the break. [ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney
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would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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while most of the northeast deals with flooding problems from the aftermath of hurricane sandy, west virginia deals with being snowed inform winter-like weather shut down highways and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. the national weather service says more than a foot of snow was reported in lower elevations of west virginia. higher elevations saw up to 3et for of snow. >> i saw last night in garrett county, 80% of the county didn't have power. >> wow! >> that is huge. >> got a lot of company in that department, don't you? >> well, yeah. i still don't have power.
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not going to mention my power company because i'm going to be patient and tolerant for one more day. >> one more day. >> they got a deadline. nice of to you give them a deadline. >> they don't give me a deadline so i'm giving them a deadline. it was a cool one yesterday. high temperatures in the 50s. 55 at reagan national. dulles was 54 degrees and bwi marshall, 53. it was another cool one yesterday afternoon. the trend here stays cool for the next several days as we continue to be under the influence of sort of a northwest flow here, big cool pool of air in the wake of sandy. it is chilly out there this morning. 46 in washington. 37 this morning in leonardtown. 39 in manassas. close to the bay, annapolis, 47 degrees at this hour. so you definitely want a jacket. kids will want a jacket going to the bus stop as our afternoon high temperatures will only top out about 10 degrees warmer than this. as i mentioned in the 50s. combination of the remnants of sandy and a the upper level disturbance coming through.
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not a lot of energy with t just enough to drop a few showers or sprinkles north and west of town at the moment. i guess it is possible that we could get a light sprinkle or light shower in this region early this morning. the trend will be to keep the clouds around today with a few breaks of sunshine but we could have a few light showers this morning. not going to be a washout like earlier in the week. you can see we are still under the influence of the remnants of sandy here. we've still got a lot of clouds and some showers across the region. the trend will be to take the remnants of sandy further north and east and drag the clouds out of here. we'll see a little more sunshine today than yesterday by afternoon and then we should start to break out in the sunshine by tomorrow. that will set us up for a nice weekend. wind out of the west at five to 10. clouds way the bit of sunshine working in. our average daytime high will be in the 60s. 40 the overnight low with 30s north and west. partly cloudy skies. cold overnight. here is your accu-weather seven-
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day forecast. want to remind you late saturday night, early sunday morning, i'll put up a little icon here. we fall back. daylight savings time and temperatures will be in the 50s here this weekend. could be a few showers around as well on tuesday. i know it is election day. so stay tuned to that. we'll fine tune that forecast and get a little closer. let's do some traffic and a great big morning for julie. what did you dress up as last night? >> i didn't. i laid low. i dressed up over the weekend but last night i laid low, just handed out some candy. kept it simple. >> what were you last weekend? >> oh, my gosh, can we just move on. >> i want to see some pictures. >> check out these pictures. this is the beltway. no problems coming from college park headed around towards 270. westbound along the icc, that is where we have the accident activity tying up at loft two lanes. southbound 270, no trouble spots reported leaving father
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hurley boulevard continuing out towards the split. eastbound along 66, lanes are open. no trouble spots reported leaving manassas for the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> thank you. tragedy in montgomery county after a student is struck and killed. police say 15-year-old christina morris was walking to seneca valley high school around 7:00 a.m. yesterday when she was hit along germantown road. her family and friends say she was a great person to be around. >> she was a happy person, a goofy individual. she loved taking pictures. she loved facebook. she was just a happy person. >> i mean it's sad because that was my best friend. i didn't want her to go. it hurts. >> all right. colorly a tragic story right there. all right. more fallout now from superstorm sandy. the first day back to class for some students in bowie, maryland was cut short. fox 5's bob barnard has more on some power problems at bowie high school. gh school.
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>> reporter: the trouble was here inside the school but don't let this brightness fool you. >> some classes had light but most of the school was pitch dark. >> how can you learn when the lights are. on everybody is just doing their own thing. >> reporter: bowie high school has a student population of 2900. its principal is dr. bay. >> we've been told that it is a transformer issue and that the e didn't have full power is that. >> reporter: but school administrators decided to start the school day anyway citing concern for some parents who were called or teched by their kids. >> when you don't have lights, you don't really have instruction. don't see how kids can understand or learn in poorly lit classrooms. >> reporter: diane parks' son sean, a senior here, says some teachers didn't even try. >> i was sitting in class. my teacher wasn't going to teach. he was like you guys should go home. >> reporter: those calls home
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to parents triggered anger in some. >> this is unacceptable, inexcusable. >> it was a waste of time. >> reporter: dr. bay says 09% of the school had electricity. >> as the time went on or as the day went on, we as a resulted to lose power. once we reached a point where we were at about 50%, we had to make the decision that it was in the best interest of the student to have an early release. >> reporter: that came a little after noon, two hours early. the bussed got here and the students went home. -- the buses got here and the students went home. >> i think the prip pal did the right thing of keeping the kids there. >> was it due to the storm or what? >> reporter: apparently so. a blown transformer that also affected homes in the area. in the meantime, the school fired up this generate or but it could only do so much. bob barnard, fox 5 news. >> bg & e crews were able to isolate the problem and get all the lights back on at bowie
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high school. we are told that classes -- all the classes will resume this morning. a colorful scene in georgetown last night. the annual halloween festivities. we'll show you pictures of that, some video coming up next. >> plus, the candy didn't come easy for these trick or treaters. hear how one woman put them to the test before handing over the candy. this sounds like your house, wisdom. >> mine is worse.
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welcome back to fox 5 morning news. live look outside right now at reagan national airport. we're still have trying to get things back to normal here in the d.c. region after hurricane sandy. it seems like it has been a long week but hey, it's thursday. it's almost over. it is all good. halloween was in full force on m street last night. >> thousands of partiers packed georgetown. audrey barnes has the details. >> happy halloween! >> reporter: the party atmosphere was in full force in georgetown. people wearing best costumes were treated like celebrities being stalked by the paparazzi. >> what are you tonight? >> a bumblebee. >> do you have any special powers?
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>> not tonight. >> reporter: first timers like the reed family from prince george's county said it was definitely worth the trip. >> we heard every everybody wears a lot of cool costumes and everybody is really friendly. we decided to check it out for ourselves. >> reporter: d.c. police made their presence felt early. no one one was allowed to stay in one place for too long. >> we have a large group congregating. >> reporter: tina morris' family moved here from tennessee and came down to see the festivity for themselves. >> they said this was the busiest and happiest and scariest place to be so i thought i would come and experience. >> reporter: last year's shooting may have heard some people away. what we heard over and over again was have. >> i was expecting more. maybe i'm late. >> reporter: those who did
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venture down said there is nothing quite like a georgetown halloween. >> very crowded and a lot of things going on. >> a lot of fun, you think? >> a lot of fun. lot of fun. all right. there was no trick or treating at the white house last night. this is video from last year. after three straight years of passing out goodies to area students and military children in the white house driveway, president barack obama and his wife michelle broke their halloween tradition this year because of superstorm sandy. hundreds of treat bags containing white house h & ms and orange frosted pumpkin shaped sugar cookies, jelly beans and some dried fruit will be delivered to the white house military office and to school districts in the area. halloween goes patriotic at one neighborhood at a house in georgia. kids must prove they know something about the united states by reciting the pledge of allegiance. old are kids had to answer a
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few questions about our nation. the home owner says it is all about pride. >> it isn't a political statement as much as it is a patriotic statement. let's remember where we are, how we got here and why we got here and that we should be grateful to have all the of the freedoms. >> in case you are wondering, taylor gives out the big candy bars for reciting the pledge. . you've got to say that is okay. >> i thought it was trick or treat, not a history lesson. >> but it's a big candy bar. new jersey vows to recover following the brutal blow by superstorm sandy. i'm jennifer davis in new jersey. details coming up. we'll get a live report on a fire from melanie alnwick
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live look right now south of seminary road on this thursday, november 1st as traffic keeps moving. still a few school closings in anne arundel county to pass along to you due to not having
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power. lothian elementary, magacy river middle school. you can see the list on your screen. screen. >> a lot of schools out in anne arundel. >> everybody is heading the right intersection. >> i felt like yesterday things were starting to return. >> they're getting there, slowly but surely. how is the forecast doing? >> forecast getting better day by day as well. not a great day today as far as sunshine but a little more sunshine than even yesterday. and we'll keep these cool temperatures around for a couple more days. in fact, for the more seeable -- for the foreseeable future. some cool air out there, not just here in washington. it will be a sweater or jacket
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day for the kids going to the bus top as our temperatures will only top out in the low to mid others. umbrella, you could bring one just in case but i don't think we'll see morning a few sprinkles or light showers although we do have a few out there north and west of town as you get up towards frederick and hagerstown. a few light sprinkles and showers an out to the west, you might be getting a light shower as well. it is possible we'll get a few sprinkles or showers to start your day. and then as this little upper level disturbance moves on through, we should get afternoon sun. not a beautiful sunny afternoon but a few peeks of sun or some limit periods of sunshine later today. forecast high temperatures, on the cool side, 55 in washington. 52 later today in manassas and upper 40s north and west. >> keep the big coats out because -- >> yeah gorks not big, big coats. >> it is after all, november
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1st. we'll need them this month -- >> not big, big coats. >> how you doing, julie wright? >> i was doing well until you started talking about the big coats. >> might as well embrace it. >> you will find eastbound 66, not a big deal right now coming in from manassas. beltway is running smoothly between university boulevard and college park. westbound on the icc west of georgia avenue for the crash, stay to the right to get by. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. special ambulance crews from maryland are heading out this hour to go to new jersey. they will help in the rescue efforts still under way from superstorm sandy. now, they will be assisting crews in egg harbor, new jersey, not far from atlantic city. another coastal town, hard hit, is reed's beach, new jersey. that is where we find fox's jennifer davis. she is live there this morning
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with an update on everything that is happening out in that area as far as the recovery is concerned. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. it still very much feels like a state of emergency in new jersey. the roads are closed. the national guard is out this this community where we are this morning and they are all over the state and this is yet another battered beach community. we are still on the delaware bayside of the coastline. a number of homes here, you can see the back is blown away yet again by the force of the water. residents and businesses in new jersey can start applying for federal assistance today. but everybody knows this is just the first step on a long road to recovery. president obama spent part of the day wednesday getting a firsthand look at some new jersey areas ravaged by the storm. the state has 127 miles of atlantic ocean shore line. most of it now left in shambles. >> it caused a lot of devastation. a lot of people will be out of work. there will be a lot of work. but it was bad.
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it was real bad. >> reporter: the president, governor chris christie and other officials assessed the damage. mr.obama has assured the state of the government's continued support. >> what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. >> reporter: the state has several coastal areas that fuel new jersey's $35 billion tourism industry. storm surge has left board walks in ruins. the wide spread damage striking a crippling blow to the state's economy. >> everything is destroyed. all of the pier, nothing is left of it. all the rides are torn down. >> reporter: governor christie says the damage is minor compared to the things that are irreplaceable. >> if you look to your wife, your left, your husband or wife, your son or daughter, those are things that can't be replaced. >> reporter: some places remain especially critical rite now including hoboken, new jersey which is just across the hudson river from manhattan.
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thousands remain stranded there because of flood waters. the mayor says that city needs more supplies. jennifer davis, fox news. back to you. >> we know it is early and the damage is really massive. is there any progress or any improvements been made to anything going on out there at this point? >> reporter: it is slow-going, i'm not going to lie. there are small signs of improvement. transit is slowly betting back to normal. bus service is limited but it is back up and running. there are actually some subways in new york city that will get opened up today. they've cleared out the water from three of seven tunnels in new york city and some of the airports, the big major airports in the area are now opening but with very limited service. so there are small signs of things getting back to normal but it sure fields like it is still a long way away. >> all right. jennifer davis reporting. thank you very much for that information. we are also following breaking news here in d.c. in
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northeast tease, a warehouse fire there. we'll get in touch with melanie alnwick and we'll have the latest on that -- we are also following breaking news here in d.c., in northeast d.c., a warehouse fire there. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder
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last night. melanie alnwick is there with the latest on the situation there. >> reporter: one thing we want to be very clear about. this fire is near union market but not at union market. there has been some confusion on social media about that this morning. we want to be very clear. we are dealing with the 400 block of moore street. so all of the warehouses in this small block are affected either by smoke and fire or by the fact that the power has been cut off here until they can secure the scene and get through the warehouses and make sure they can sound the all clear. when firefighters arrived, the fire was on the first floor. about 120 firefighters. 50 of them went inside and then things got a little risky. the fire started to cook up really quickly, a lot of smoke. suddenly, they had to take all 50 of the firefighters that were inside the building and
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call for an evacuation and get them out of the building. deputy chief john donnelly explained to me why warehouses it be such a high-risk situation for firefighters. >> warehouses are dangerous identify lot of reasons. one of them is they're secure so they are hard to get in. that keeps burglars out but it also serves to keep firemen out. the second thing is it is a lot of material store in the a very small space and stored in ways that, fay fire does start, it can spread very quickly. that appears to be what happened here that the fire spread quickly and it was very challenging to put out. >> reporter: so it took until about 3:30 this morning for them to get all the flame knocked down. they had gone through the second floor and through the roof and spread to some of the adjacent buildings. the challenge now is we've got a lot of people coming in trying to get to work at some of these warehouses for this morning and they are not going
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to be able to do that. florida avenue is open this morning. we don't think that there was anyone inside. no injuries. that is what the firefighters are telling us at this point. but they do need to wait until daylight before they can get back in there and do the 100% all clear. >> thank you. here is the deal you would not pass up actually nice steak for just $10. >> i'll take two. up next, we'll explain what is behind one restaurant's deal plus we are checking weather and traffic. stay with us. ay with us. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day,
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we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired...
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i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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take a look at this flooding. this is not new york or new jersey either. this is because people on the east coast, they are really trying to dry out this morning but parts of venice, italy including the famous san marco square are flooded. a highway tide rolled into the area yesterday. italian news agencies report water levels are 40 time the normal there. makeshift bridges have been made for people to walk above the flood waters. >> man! >> isn't the city already under water? >> well, they have water in like little canals that you can go down but i don't think it is usually this high, tucker. i don't think people -- that
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water is not usually there that high. >> i've never been to venice but if your city is already under water. you mean more water came in? >> tucker. >> fine. we'll find out. i don't know. >> these are the questions you want answers to. >> right. >> oh, my goodness. >> it will stay cool the next couple of days. you good night have two minutes. get on the internet while i'm doing weather. i want to know the ins and outs. just kidding. temperatures in the 40s. 46 here intown. 39 in manassas. 43 in gaithersburg. temperatures cool overinto the. cloud cover holding tight here. we have a lot of clouds to start your day. it will be a cool start. kids going to the bus stop. if you are walking to work, that kind of thing, definitely a sweater or jacket, sweatshirt, that kind of thing. we'll be very slow to warm up. this radar has been very aggressive the last couple of
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days in showing what is falling from the sky. much of this is not touching the ground. a for you showers out towards baltimore. we have a little cluster here of showers north and west up 270 up towards frederick and hagerstown out toward the west to winchester. a few of these showers are touching the ground. you might encount are a shower. best chance would be north and west of the city. we have a little upper level disturbance come through. this is still the remnants of sandy. not well organized obviously at this hour and what is left of the circulation pushing up into canada. but we're getting a little upper level disturbance coming through and it is picking up some of the moisture left out in the atmosphere with sandy and it is dropping down across the region. we'll have a lot of clouds around here today. there should be, particularly this afternoon, some periods or peeks of sunshine just like yesterday. we'll keep temperatures on the cool side the next couple of days as the air mass here -- our flow is out of the north and west so we'll keep things it on the cool side for the next couple of days. forecast for today, 55 degrees.
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clouds and sun. still a little cool for this time of year. winds out of the west at about five to 10. here is your accu-weather seven- day forecast. plenty of sunshine the next couple of days. want to remind you that we pull the clocks back an hour, we fall back an hour late saturday, early sunday. get an extra hour of sleep. that is the good news. for election day, still some question marks. could be a little coastal storm here monday, tuesday. could would not be as intense, of course, as sandy but could bring us some rain for election day. julie, i still want to know what you were wearing this weekend. what is that halloween outfit? >> we fall back this week and that means you get to stay out even later. >> yeah. you get like a bonus hour. >> tony gets a bonus hour instead of being in bed at 9:00, he can stay out a little late are. saturday night goes down in the
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history book for sure. the crew in sky fox joining us. on the beltway, you we'll find lanes are open continuing from college park headed past university boulevard. southbound 270 coming in from germantown, light traffic volume here father hurley boulevard. 27 blocked off between 108 and dew road until if you are this note he is. in virginia, lanes are open. easy commute coming in from manassas. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. a good portion of downtown manhattan is still without power because of hurricane sandy. >> now, it is forcing some restaurants to get a little creative. the old homestead charged $10 for steaks which would normally cost around $47. >> that is a sale. >> we could feed everybody in here. i would even buy a couple of steaks. the owners said they had to get rid of the food before it spoiled. the staff served about 700
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customer. >> i imagine. $10 steak, here you go. that does look really good. that is a good idea. get some business in there too. the big match-up this weekend, rg iii verses cam. rg iii is often compared to cam newton but he is having none of that. >> dave ross is up next with sports breakfast. we had a good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing.
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good morning, dave ross. behind the scenes antics. >> you know who is starting some trouble, cam newton. your guy, cam newton down there in carolina. last year, he was all the rave of the nfl. he had 14 rushing touchdowns that led the league. this year, let's just say 1-6. >> it was 1-5 last year when they played the redskins. >> they were. >> go ahead. >> this year has not been -- let's just say the shine is off of cam newton so far. they asked rg iii, do you like being compared with cam. his answer? >> we do run similar schemes. there are a lot of similarities. i drop know. i would rather be compared to aaron rogers or a guy like that, someone who has won super bowls. you want to go out there and win. that is our biggest goal here. that is what this game is all about. it is not about me versus cam newton. it is about us getting the win, getting the 4-5 before we go into the bye week.
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>> he would like to be compared to a winner. take that, wisdom martin. speaking of winning, the wizards would like to do some winning this year and one guy to help them do that is bradley beal. the rookie had -- i thought it was at least a decent opener two nights ago in cleveland, right? but he started off, hit his first two threes, finance issued with eight points but missed his last six shots. bradley was asked yesterday at practice to rate his own performance. >> i could take myself so hard. ists all over the plates. i wasn't there mentally. -- i was all over the place. the coach pointed that out to me. i think i'm playing hard but until they show you the film, it is totally different. film never lies. i have to be more aggressive and be more assertive and just be ready to play. >> 19-year-old, i like the sat
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today. he is tough on himself. -- i like the attitude. >> and in houston, they have maybe the most exciting back court. it is all about the beard. james harden whooshing came over in a very controversial pre-season trade from ok city, all he did in his debut, 37 points, 12 assists, six rebounds, four steals. the beard has got people talking in h town in houston. -- james harden, who came over in a very controversial pre- season trade from ok city. >> he is so upset about this. >> speechless at the end for ll have plenty ahead. time for our facebook fan of
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the day. we say hello to gay griffith gobble. she says she watches all the time and says, hanks for the fine job covering sandy earlier this week. we appreciate that. thank you very much. >> thank you, fay. >> we'll be right back.
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